Watermelon & Feta Salad

My summer fruit of choice is watermelon and this recipe from my pal JM is always a crowd pleaser. It’s a refreshing and tasty dish to add to a picnic or BBQ on a hot day that can work as both a salad and dessert! -Kathy

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Watermelon & Feta Salad

  • Author: Kathy
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1012 1x
  • Category: Appetizer

Description

My summer fruit of choice is watermelon and this recipe from my pal JM is always a crowd pleaser. It’s a refreshing and tasty dish to add to a picnic or BBQ on a hot day that can work as both a salad and dessert!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 ea 8lb seedless watermelon cut into 1 1/2″ cubes or use mellon baller to make balls
  • 1/2 lb feta cheese crumbled or cut into small pieces (2 cups)
  • 1 cup coarsley chopped mint leaves – relatively small so easy to eat
  • 1/3 cup virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Optional:

  • 1 small sweet or red onion (diced)
  • 1 small teaspoon of tobasco
  • Drizzle of balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl whisk olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Add the watermelon, feta and optional ingredients and toss.
  3. Stir in mint once tossed.